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October 11, 2018Knowledge Portal
Big data could mean big opportunity: Why we should stay excited for data analytics in smallholder finance

This brief aims to provide a high level understanding of how data analytics is used for smallholder farmers. The authors of the brief believe there are ways to transform the underlying economics to serve farmers profitably and at scale – and that data and technology could be fundamental drivers of this shift. »

August 18, 2018Knowledge Portal
Digital and data-driven agriculture: Harnessing the power of data for smallholders

This paper discusses the huge opportunities and the main challenges of data-driven agriculture for smallholder farmers. The two main challenges for smallholders are to gain access to relevant data and to make sure that data sharing does not weaken their positions. »

June 6, 2018Knowledge Portal
Weather data for agriculture

This magazine portrays how various stakeholders in the data value chain are working with and creating agriculture services from weather data while showcasing some of the best practices and the most common challenges in this field. »

April 20, 2018Knowledge Portal
From open weather data to accessible weather information services for smallholder farmers

This policy brief outlines the importance and benefits that can be derived from weather data in agriculture and nutrition, the challenges in the weather data value chain and recommendations to address these challenges. »

March 26, 2018Knowledge Portal
Global food policy report 2018

The global food policy report of IFPRI is a reoccurring publication providing a synthesis of all major developments regarding food policy. The report reviews the major food policy issues of 2017 and presents a critical analysis on global food systems under current radical changes. »

December 5, 2017Knowledge Portal
Donor open data policy and practice: An analysis of five agriculture programmes

This report shows results of a review of policy and data quality in five jointly funded agriculture programs in order to identify the opportunities for agriculture donors to align their approaches. This research aims to understand the opportunities for donors to make open data implementation more efficient and streamlined for their implementing research partners. »